Aaron Feigenbaum is an associate in the New York office concentrating in the firm's complex litigation practice. He has experience with securities class actions, professional malpractice actions, corporate takeover litigation, patent litigation, and contractual disputes. Before joining AVH in 2011, Aaron was an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.
Consider the following:
Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
Here are a few to get you started:
It is always a good idea to research your lawyer prior to hiring. Every state has a disciplinary organization that monitors attorneys, their licenses, and consumer complaints. By researching lawyer discipline you can: